The Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Kaala director, Pa Ranjith and Tamil actor Kalaiyarasan on Tuesday (10 July) in Delhi. He even tweeted about it along with a picture of the two and shared the news. He also said he enjoyed discussing politics, films and society with the director, who predominantly deals with the problems of dalits in most of his movies.


In his tweet, Rahul Gandhi said, "I met film director  Pa Ranjith, the man behind blockbuster films like Madras, Kabali and Kaala and actor Kalaiyarasan, in Delhi yesterday. We talked about politics, films and society. I enjoyed the interaction and look forward to continuing our dialogue."


Following this tweet that was put up on social media by the President, Ranjith, in turn, replied by thanking Rahul Gandhi for having him over, and discussing politics and art. Ranjith also added that they spoke of how caste and religious bias were threatening the core of a secular constitution. In his tweet, Ranjith said, "IMP.meeting with @RahulGandhi abt politics&art.Discussed caste&religious bias threatening d core of our secular constitution.Thks for having me over Sir.Lookin forward for our discussion taking shape.A national leader engaging with ppl from all ideologies is very encouraging! (sic)"


Ranjith earlier directed movies like Attakathi (2012), Madras (2014), Kabali (2016) and not to forget, Kaala. He is also the producer of the movie Ladies and Gentlewomen (2016) and Pariyerum Perumal (2018).